We've taught them to read. To write. To solve mathematical equations.
Let us teach them a little bit of grit.

GRIT = Passion and perseverance for a very long-term goal  

Amy Lyon is a fifth grade educator who teaches in rural NH.  She believes the concept of "grit" can be taught and has designed a comprehensive curriculum to do just that.  Whether you have intentionally sought out or stumbled across her website, please feel free to cruise around and learn a little more about grit.  

Word of the Month

  • perseverance / [pur-suh-veer-uhns] noun
    Steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose;
    especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles or discouragement
    Example Sentence:
    You need perseverance if you are going to push through those moments of frustration and attain your goal.
    Posted Mar 7, 2014, 5:03 PM by Samantha Cleveland
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bit of GRIT Announcements

  • Look for us on Edutopia April 29th! Not only was it an honor to have a crew from Edutopia visiting and filming the GRIT curriculum being taught in two of our schools last month, but it was ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2014, 8:48 AM by Amy Lyon
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If you're making a grit omelet, you'll have to break some eggs.
                    - Daniel Jarvis

Amy Lyon and the film crew of Edutopia